Videos

The following videos and short documentaries are all focused on linkages of Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods. We particularly highlight videos presenting our CCRN approach, the diverse work being undertaken at our study sites across the world, and stories from the perspective of the communities themselves. Also provided are other videos produced by researchers and organizations of many forms, all conveying important insights and experiences on the themes of Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods.

The story of the coastal communities of the Tsitsikamma and their relationship with the National Park and Marine Protected Area....

The film tells the story of how this ecologically and culturally important seamount came to be protected by the CHN and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans...

The Community Conservation Research Network (CCRN) is an international initiative to understand and support the links between communities, conservation and livelihoods. This video explores the CCRN, our innovative approach, and our unique goals....

Learn about the community-based conservation and sustainable livelihoods initiatives of coastal and inland communities taking place at our study sites across Canada....

This video shares insights of our sites in Indonesia, Thailand, Japan and Kyrgyzstan. Check out how communities in these countries attempt to better improve their local environment and sustain their livelihoods. This video focuses on a community-based fishery, tourism and culture preservation programs in Asia....

Find out more on how our work in Mexico, Chile, Brazil, The Gambia and South Africa has helped in balancing and promoting sustainable community development in these local communities. This video focuses on various local challenges: such as, balancing environmental conservation, water management, and community...

The Community Conservation Research Network (CCRN) shares Community Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood insights from over 25 study sites in over 15 countries around the world. This video from 2014/2015 shares insights from eleven different study sites....

In the summer of 2014, in partnership with the Community Conservation Research Network and the University of Victoria’s Science Venture program, Uu-a-thluk hosted science camps in several Nuu-chah-nulth communities with stewardship as a focus. Equipped with cameras, the children and youth went into their territories...

This video from one of our study sites in South Africa focuses on local communities that demonstrate the importance of indigenous knowledge and river management practices in a community that depends on fisheries for its livelihoods....

Members of a Gambian community discuss conservation and stewardship...

This beautiful documentary by Steve De Neef and Gord More for HAKAI Magazine  features CCRN Partner and Researcher Dr. Juan Carlos Seijo. In Punta Allen, Mexico, a lobster fishing cooperative supports the community and the environment. Perched aside the sparkling Caribbean Sea, Ascension Bay in Punta Allen, Mexico, is the site of one...

A video report on the inhabitants of the scenic Koh Pitak island and their efforts to manage local ecotourism...

Sharing the Waters, Saint John, NB was produced for the Fundy North Fishermen's Association, a partner community organization of Coastal CURA. This film begins with a brief introduction to the history of the inshore fishery in Saint John followed by an overview of issues stemming from...

Promoting Environmental Conservation and Cooperation (PECC) is a project of the Kesho Trust in cooperation with 6 villages adjacent to Saadani National Park, Tanzania. The project is focused on building relationships between park management and communities through improved mutual understanding and open communication....

This is an educational, informative and touching video on Marine Protected Area (MPA) research in the Philippines. Focusing on Sogod Bay, researcher Alessia Kockel uses participatory mapping to determine the regions that fisherfolks find most important, determining where future MPAs could be located. The video...

The above video is part of a six-episode film series produced by the Council of the Haida Nation (CHN) Marine Planning Program. It features interviews with Haida matriarchs, chiefs, and politicians speaking about the ocean and marine planning on Haida Gwaii. The series focuses on...

Small-scale fisheries produce two-thirds of all catches destined for direct human consumption and provide 90% of the employment in the sector...